What's on inWatford


Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

24
MAY
Confidence Man
The Social

Were excited to announce new Heavenly signing Confidence Man are coming to play The SocialThe band captured the attention of Australian radio station Triple J last year and secured a spot on their 2017 Ones to Watch list.One taste and youre infected.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07737 628638
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24
MAY
Floristry Masterclass
The Lillie Langtry

This year well be feeling the flower power with our floristry masterclass Our fabulous florist Helen from Edie Rose will show you the art of flower wiring form and texture putting it all together in a beautiful floral crown. Or if youd…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02036 376690
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24
MAY
Jo Burt & The JBEx Live @ The Half Moon
The Half Moon

Jo Burt & The JBExThe last few years have seen Jo making a name in his own right with his project The Jo Burt Experience also known as the JBEx. Jos writing style is based on his background of rock with…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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24
MAY
Latest Developments and Best Practice in Stress Te
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street

Stress testing has become an increasingly useful tool for financial institutions to assess their capital adequacy and risk management practices while meeting necessary regulatory expectations.But how can firms ensure that they are performing stress tests in a consistent and timely manner And…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2073 169708
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24
MAY
Pharmacovigilance Europe Congress 2017
Hilton London Olympia

Pharmacovigilance Europe Congress 2017 attracts senior level attendees from leading pharmaceutical biopharmaceutical biotechnology diagnostics CRO and solution provider companies. Delegates includes VPs Directors Heads Managers Scientific Advisors Consultants Senior scientists and professionals with intermediate to advance knowledge and experience in the following:PharmacovigilanceRisk…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02033 718514
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24
MAY
Soul and Motown with Detroit
100 Wardour St

Detroit take you back to the 1960s when Motown artists like Marvin Gaye Martha and the Vandellas and The Supremes brought the Detroit Sound to the world stage. With their two velvet‐voiced lead singers gorgeous four‐part harmonies and pared‐down acoustic arrangements for…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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24
MAY
Summer Cocktail Flights for £14.50 at Shaka Zulu
Shaka Zulu

To celebrate our 2nd bank holiday of the month and to kick start the Summer our expert mixologists have created some very special cocktail flights From a light mix of cucumber mint gin and green tea to an exotic concoction of pomegranate…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07540 292840
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24
MAY
Thirties Speed Dating
Black & Blue

Introducing speed dating especially for singles in their thirties. Expect to meet eligible and fun people from across London for a sophisticated take on the highly successful speed dating formula. Youll meet around 15 people at this event. This centrally located venue…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02071 125174
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24
MAY
Tony Kofi and the Organisation
St Martin-in-the-Fields

. Award‐winning multi horn‐playing and internationally recognised saxophonist Tony Kofi teams up with the Organisation featuring Pete Whittaker on Hammond organ Pete Cater on drums and Simon Fernsby on guitar. The band performs a hard‐hitting selection of jazz blues Latin hard bop…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02077 661100
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24
MAY
Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology
Copthorne Tara Hotel

SMi is delighted to announce the launch of the Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology conference taking place in London UK on the 24th ‐ 25th May 2017. Aimed at Unmanned Maritime System Program Managers Heads of SurfaceUnderwater Warfare and Heads of Autonomous Systems…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02078 276054
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24
MAY
War: An Enquiry with A.C. Grayling
Conway Hall

Join us to hear A.C. Grayling ‐ leading philosopher and public intellectual ‐ talk about his new bookWar: An Enquiry.‐‐‐For residents of the twenty‐first century a vision of a future without warfare is almost inconceivable. Though wars are terrible and destructive they…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 020740 518183
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24
MAY
Matilda
Cambridge Theatre

The enchanting story of Matilda has been colorfully recreated into a 5 star musical by Dennis Kelly and musiciancomedian Tim Minchin. The original story was written by the brunt British author Road Dahl and now…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
MAY
Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Theatre

Motown the Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre in London on Wednesday 24 May 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
MAY
The Miser
Garrick Theatre

The Miser at Garrick Theatre in London on Wednesday 24 May 2017. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
MAY
The Mousetrap
St Martin's Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
MAY
The Play That Goes Wrong
Duchess Theatre London

The Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre London in London on Wednesday 24 May 2017. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
MAY
The Woman in Black
Fortune Theatre

The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre in London on Wednesday 24 May 2017. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
MAY
Bugged Out's Little Bugger
The Social

Fans of The Socials long‐running mutant techno night Bugged Out will really be able to let their hair down and party at our new weekly club night Bugged Outs Little Bugger.Their New Years Day parties have become the stuff of legend and…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07737 628638
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25
MAY
Damon Brown's Speakeasy Thursdays
MAP Studio Cafe

Trumpeter Damon Brown presents his new Thursday night session playing and singing classic jazz and blues with a touch of ska and honky tonk thrown into the mix. Joined by Adam King on double bass and Leon Greening on piano. With special…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02079 160545
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25
MAY
Karaoke Rumble 80s Party - Kings Cross
Star of Kings

The 1980s was the decade where it all began for Quint. It was also the decade that gave us some of the greatest pop songs of all time. Most of them by Quint FontanaPrefer the 50s...Youre oldThink the 60s was better...Youre an…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 789708
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25
MAY
Mica Paris sings Ella Fitzgerald at Quaglino's
Quaglino's

. The UK Queen of soul will be performing an intimate concert in celebration of her anticipated new album that pays tribute to Jazz icon Ella Fitzgeralds 100th birthday. The album Mica Sings Ella was produced by Guy Jeffrey Barker MBE…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02079 306767
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25
MAY
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra at Watford Colosseum
Watford Colosseum

Watford Colosseum ends the World Class Concert Season in celebratory style with one of the worlds great orchestras the Moscow Philharmonic conducted by Yuri Botnari. Freddy Kempf is one of the UKs most popular pianists and his interpretation of Rachmaninovs epic 3rd…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01923 474100
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25
MAY
Pop-Up Opera: Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto
London Museum of Water & Steam

Continuing to challenge the way opera is traditionally performed Pop‐Up Opera take their productions into unusual spaces making them fun fresh and intimate. Il Matrimonio Segreto tells the tale of a rich Italian businessman as he attempts to marry off one…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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25
MAY
SEA LIFE Aquarium After Dark
Sea Life London Aquarium

The famous SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Londons South Bank reopens after hours for an exclusive adults‐only late night experience which allows you to encounter extraordinary marine life in all its glory.Enjoy a themed reception drink on arrival and prepare yourself for…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02074 870224
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25
MAY
Speed Dating in Watford
Twisted Monkey

Speed Dating in WatfordHow Speed Dating in Watford worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Watford you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 0.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
MAY
Tess Jaray: Aleppo and Thorns
Marlborough Fine Art

Marlborough Fine Art is pleased to present an exhibition of new and early works by British painter Tess Jaray organised in collaboration with Karsten Schubert. With a career spanning over five decades Jaray has continually explored geometry colour pattern and repetition often…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: +44(0)2076 295161
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25
MAY
The Gift - Altar Tour
Bush Hall

Its not very often that youll encounter a group like The Gift. With...intense idiosyncratic songwriting the future pop outfit are already the toast of their native Portugal ‐ ClashTheir unashamed love of theatrical chamber pop tinged with an array of sounds from…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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25
MAY
The Hot Sprockets - Classic Rock Live @ The Half M
The Half Moon

The Hot Sprockets are five brethren who came together with a shared love of rock n roll music; the kind that is haunted by the ghost of electric dirt. Take the good‐time revolutionary spirit of MC5 add some rough‐edged Jon Spencer Blues…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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25
MAY
The Mayfair Networking Club Event on 25 May 2017
Re10 London

The Mayfair Networking Clubs TMNC focus is on members gaining a good understanding of each others businesses and building strong relationships through the monthly cocktail events which can help each of us with leads recommendations and best of all warmed referrals.If you…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 556168
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25
MAY
Thursday's at 100 Wardour St with BEAT
100 Wardour St

BEAT are five young extremely gifted artists ‐ a DJ on the decks two soulful lead singers belting out powerhouse vocals a talented sax player playing blistering solos and a live percussionist laying down beats. Playing a fusion of remixed hip hop…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144000
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Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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